Author: J. R. Smith
Mount Everest is known to everyone - but what of the person after whom it was named? This book traces the life and profession of that person, George Everest. In particular, it covers his life dedicated to surveying in India during the first half of the 19th century.
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Born in 1828 near Kelso in the Scottish Borders, Wyllie went to sea as an apprentice...